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Paddle UK 2-Day Paddlesport Leader Training

£ 220

Newton Abbot

Paddle UK 2-Day Paddlesport Leader Training
Minimum age: 14
Newton Abbot
Max. group size: 6
Cancellation: Custom
£ 220

Activity Highlights:

If you’re aiming to become a Paddlesport Leader, our training programme is designed to support you in developing the essential skills. This practical course will enhance your leadership, personal paddling, and safety and rescue abilities. You will also receive guidance on creating an action plan to prepare for a successful assessment. Typically, our courses range from two to five days, with longer sessions providing more time for skill practice and development.

Key Details

  • Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Instructor: Dan
  • Age Requirement: 14+
  • Group Size: 6 places

Key Skills

  • Development and refinement of paddling skills
  • Safety protocols and rescue techniques
  • Effective leadership and group management
  • Environmental awareness and ethical practices

Lesson Breakdown

Over the course of two days, you will delve into various aspects of paddlesport leadership. The programme is divided into practical sessions and group activities.

On the first day, you will focus on developing paddling skills tailored to calm and sheltered water conditions. This includes learning and refining paddle strokes, boat control, and manoeuvring techniques. The afternoon will be dedicated to safety and rescue skills, covering risk assessment and essential rescue techniques.

The second day emphasises leadership and group management. You will engage in activities that build effective communication skills and group management techniques necessary for leading paddling trips. The day will conclude with discussions on environmental considerations and ethical practices related to paddlesport activities, ensuring responsible stewardship of natural resources.

Location

We cover various locations in the UK for our courses.

Most of our kayaking courses take place on the River Dart in Dartmoor – meeting point TQ13 7NT.

We also run courses at:

  • Lee Valley White Water Centre (EN9 1AB)
  • The National White Water Centre (LL23 7NU)
  • Holme Pierrepont White Water (LL23 7NU)

We also travel to individuals and clubs to run training and assessments, covering most of England, up to Nottingham and Wales.

You can check the location on the booking form below. If you are unsure, feel free to contact the adventuro team who can help you book onto the right date for you, or organise a location for your session.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this training course. Whether you are new to paddlesport or looking to enhance your existing skills, this programme is designed to support your development.

Why Choose Us

With over 32 years of combined experience, our team of outdoor professionals are not only seasoned coaches but have also competed internationally. Our wealth of knowledge allows us to tailor your learning experience, ensuring the outdoors is a safe and enjoyable environment for you.

We are committed to your development and aim to empower you to enjoy paddling safely on your own. Additionally, we are a 1% for the Planet business, giving back to the outdoors for every booking.

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What's Included:

  • Highly experienced delivery team
  • All course fees associated with course delivery
  • Two days of content in a safe and fun learning environment

What's Not Included:

  • Personal paddling equipment
  • Personal paddling clothing, including suitable footwear, buoyancy aid, and helmet
  • Lunch and drink for both days
  • Transport to and from the meeting point

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you need any equipment, please get in touch prior to the course. We can assist in arranging the necessary gear.

Yes, participants must be at least 14 years old.

Our instructor, Dan, along with the rest of the team, has over 32 years of combined experience in outdoor sports and has competed internationally.

Bring your personal paddling clothing and equipment, including suitable footwear, a buoyancy aid, and a helmet. Also, pack lunch and drink for both days.

No, there are no prerequisites. This course is suitable for beginners and intermediate paddlers looking to advance their skills.

Accommodation is not included in the price. 

We can recommend local accommodation if needed. Please contact the adventuro team using the chat below to enquire. They’ll be happy to help!

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible

  • You can cancel until 48 hours before your booking for a full refund.
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 24 hours beforehand and the full amount after 24 hours.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Moderate

  • You can cancel until 5 days before your booking for a full refund.
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 48 hours beforehand and the full amount after 48 hours.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Firm

  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 14 days before their booking.
  • If you cancel between 7 and 14 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost.
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Strict

  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 30 days before your booking.
  • If you cancel between 7 and 30 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost.
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount.
  • You can also receive a full refund if you cancel within 48 hours of paying if the cancellation occurs at least 14 days before the booking starts.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Custom Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for any reason, please notify us as soon as possible.

Cancellations made more than 14 days before the course start date will receive a full refund, minus any non-refundable deposit, if applicable.

Cancellations made within 7-14 days of the course start date will be eligible for a 50% refund.

Cancellations made less than 7 days before the course start date will not be eligible for refunds.

  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

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